Annie Katherine Patterson, 92, of Manila died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Brazil, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Eddie and Virgie Norris Parks and had been a longtime resident of northeast Louisiana before making her home in Manila 25 years ago. She was the widow of Thomas "Tom" Patterson, a homemaker and a member of the Manila First United Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by three sons, T.L. Patterson of Haughton, La., Dennis Patterson of Farmerville, La., Eddie Patterson of Monticello, La.; three daughters, Doris Gardener of Monette, Betty Patterson of Houston, Texas, and Pat Ashabranner of South Padre Island, Texas; a brother, Luther Parks of Manila; two sisters, Daisy Howard of Wallowa, Ore., and Lucille McCann of Manila; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Dorothy Tucker; four brothers and a sister.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila with Rev. Robert White officiating.